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Facebook’s New Open-Source Data Switch Technology Is Designed For Flexibility And Greater Control

Jun 19, 2014, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ron Miller)

Facebook announced new modularized top-of-rack networking switch technology and a new Linux OS to control these switches. The company will eventually share this technology as part of its Open Compute Project.

Jay Parikh, Facebook’s VP of Infrastructure Engineering, made the announcement at GigaOm’s Structure Conference in an interview with Derrick Harris.

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